Transposing Viola to Violin
I am a student that is currently in a String Quartet group at school.
My group consists of three violins and a cello and we are playing Holberg Suite Op. 40 by Edvard Grieg.
I am a violinist that is planning on playing the viola part and I almost have the part transposed from Alto clef to Treble clef. I brought the C-string viola notes up one octave to notes that are playable on the violin. However, I notice that in some areas in the music the notes start from a C-string note and then get higher so in the middle of a phrase I no longer need to bring up the notes an octave. But should I bring the notes that are playable on the violin an octave up as well to not interrupt the flow of the music or leave them as they are because they are already playable? Please help me out. I have attached the file that I am currently working on below and although some of the notes appear to be double stops, the bottom note is actually a note that was transposed from Alto to Treble but not brought up an octave while the top note is the same bottom note raised an octave. I really need to know whether to bring up an entire phrase an octave just to keep the flow of the music or to only bring up the notes that are not playable on the violin (an example of my dilemma can be found right in measure 2)!!
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